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I Feel Like a Damn Failure

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    Was I Mean? - I guess I just feel BLAH today. A damn failure.I was called out for it by a respected EP member just now.Good for him, healthy confrontation is always a good thing
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Sep 22, 2013

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    Yeah, So About Living Life. - I was told growing up that things go a certain way as long as we work hard. We go to school, get good grades, then get jobs. I got to school thinking...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 24, 2013

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    What Is Wrong? - I keep thinking which doesn't seem to help me much. I go home to a quiet house. I live with my mother and my son but they dont have much interaction with me. Makes...
    espalumna espalumna 46-50, F Oct 26, 2013

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    I Am Such a F***ing Idiot and Can't Stop Crying - I am going through a very hard time emotionally these days, and to overcompensate, I've been doing lots of projects. ...
    LaMalquerida LaMalquerida 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Yup........ - i am a recovering addict and alcholoic need i say more? I have messed up so many things in my life including my kids being put in foster care. my feelings are...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses May 26, 2011

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    From Failure To Fruitful - Often our plans fail that God's plans for us may succeed. - Ellen G. White I have had many so called "good" ideas or plans that failed and it...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Am I Crazy? - I never thought id be one of those people but here i am. reckless with my baby chicken status of a career (as in just starting) and with my health as well. i drink...
    girly716 girly716 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    i always try to look on the bright side of things but i snap back to reality and realize its just me imagining. I was never good in school, my grades was horrible and i dropped out...
    mdkayvee mdkayvee 16-17, F Feb 17

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    Because. . . - My guardians tell me I'm not good enough I've failed to kill myself over 50+ times I've watched my twin die in front of me and I did nothing I have been addicted to...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    I work hard at every single **** faced thing in my life, and I'm still a disappointment. I'm not even surprised, I just feel the emptiness of believing I could actually do...
    freakychick01 freakychick01 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Shortcomings - Right now all I can do is fantasize about what my life could have been. As I think about it, there are some things I could have done differently. Example number one...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 Jun 5, 2013

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    I don't know why every achievement I get or everything that I do right I just feel like I failed. And I'm not worthy. I was chosen from my high school as the city scholar (not...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I feel like a failure at life and at school. I mean like I can't do anything right I'm so stupid
    anyomunos anyomunos 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    i feel like whatever i do, i fail. when i like somone, i fail to get their attention/attraction. when i do a test, i always get a lower mark. my family thinks im a failure and...
    lolihatemetoo lolihatemetoo 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Just got home from intramural basketball we've played countless games and I've manage to make like one point and I keep messing up and I feel like they all wish I wasn't on the...
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I live in a very competitive place, surrounded by people who are doing so much with their lives, and it overshadows my meager accomplishments. I try my hardest at something, and...
    shadow553 shadow553 16-17 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am 24 years old. After I graduated high school I started going to college to become an RN. It's the only thing I've ever wanted to do. I'm a very compassionate person and I am...
    kbtaoe kbtaoe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
    dendroica dendroica 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    So Since I met this guy, I knew their was something special. A year ago he walked into my theater class and I had this instant moment of thinking he was perfect, however im too shy...
    CluelesslyHopeless CluelesslyHopeless 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Can't do anything right, feel like everything I do is wrong..
    ellavalencia ellavalencia 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I never do what I say I'm going to do. I suck. Though there has been times where I've said that we will go to Disney world. I actually made it happen. But when it comes to "I'm...
    Ljguyguy Ljguyguy 22-25, M Apr 10

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    I've been overweight my whole life and like five years ago I started doing diets and working out (kinda crazy stuff for a ten year old i know), i've lost some weight but not all i...
    wendym98 wendym98 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    For the past few weeks, I've just not got anywhere with my life. I've been so unmotivated and it hurts. It's like ripples that blade through my heart, just seeing myself like this...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    When people ask wat r ur accomplishments /strengths? Me: 'uh........ ' wat r ur faults /failures? Me: ' rambles on n on! HAha
    trybettermyself trybettermyself 22-25 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I lost my scholarship because of bad grades....my dad says he is just gonna kick me out cause he is tired of my **** like my car accident.....
    musicnote13 musicnote13 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Can anything ******* go right, even a little bit? Nope because that's not how my life works.....
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Nothing happy ever happened in my life....
    ooxinjie ooxinjie 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm socially awkward, especially around girls. Because of this my friends joke about it, and I laugh along, but it actually gets to me mentally. And around the general public, I...
    lonelyshyguy1995 lonelyshyguy1995 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I organize a book club and I feel like such a failure because very few members show up to the monthly meetings. Last year before I organized the book club a lot of members attended...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F Apr 1

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    That empty feeling. Idk I just feel like such a failure like what's wrong w me why can't I be happy w who I am/what I look like. I guess I just live in a world where everyone goes...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Maybe I should not complain? But I do feel like my life is on hold and I'm frustrated. My job is good and I have a good educational background; I'm thinking to get another master...
    viicky77 viicky77 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Not always, but sometimes I sit down and feel like I'm lost, sad, depressed and confused at the same time. When it happens, seeing happy people makes me more sad, seeing sad people...
    AReallyNiceGuy AReallyNiceGuy 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I feel lost. Straight up guys... I've lost my comic mojo ... I don't feel like laughing I don't feel like moving. My friends tell me that I might really be turning into a damn...
    Luna77721 Luna77721 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I feel like me and my friends are not that close anymore. I think me being depressed is kind of annoying them, or just boring them. Everytime they talk to me I'm never really in...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I somehow feel trapped...and I also honestly feel like I can't escape...or perhaps never escape. I just want to P-Shift and run out of my horrible life that I have to live and deal...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I just don't understand what's the meaning of life. Why do we live ?. What's the meaning of doing anything when at the end of the day we all feel the same hollowness inside. Things...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 2 days ago

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    Whenever I think about being free outside, my heart beats in excitement. But of course I can't go outside half of the time. While typing this, I feel like I like literally feel...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Since a little girl I have felt like I'm not from planet Earth. Stars, Planets, Lights, Space, etc.. has all been apart of my soul. My mind & heart feel spiritual & like many women...
    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am 15, and since I was a young child I have always known that I was different. Not necessarily different in a bad way, just different. I have always looked at things in a way...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel like I'm going to die soon, or any moment. I have depression and anxiety but then again I think about how we are put on this beautiful earth and then we just leave...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm a junior in High School. I go to prestigious all boys private prep in a big US city and I'm surrounded by people who say they love and support me but I don't feel it. I'm of...
    tvantes1 tvantes1 16-17, M